Vegetarian Chopped Salad with Dried Figs and Avocado

Packed with – literally – all of the good and seasonal things, this vegetarian chopped salad with figs and avocado has been a favorite salad around here as of late and we can’t stop making (and eating) it.  Let’s talk about why each veggie chopped salad ingredient is so extra special – starting with all the greens! Made up of … Read More

Southwest Slaw with BBQ Ranch Dressing Recipe

You'll want to dip everything into this barbecue ranch dressing. Use this barbecue ranch dressing recipe for drizzling on Southwest chopped salad with figs.

This summer, give us all the salads! We’ve teamed up with Mann’s Fresh Vegetables and several of our favorite healthy food bloggers to give you ideas for #SummerSalads. We can’t get enough of this slaw and ascribe to the idea that you can never have too many salad recipes featuring our Orchard Choice® and Sun-Maid® California Figs. With all of … Read More

Sausage Egg Fig Breakfast Casserole with Biscuits

Imagine sausage bisquits in a breakfast casserole and you get a sneak peek of what you’re in for! Tiny flaky bisquits line the top edges of a sausage egg bake with mission figs. The Orchard Choice and Sun-Maid California Figs add complementary sweetness to the pork sausage with earthy herbs, tarragon and rosemary. If you don’t eat pork, swap in … Read More

Moist Fig Cake with Greek Yogurt Frosting

As Easter quickly approaches and you’re thinking about dessert recipes, you could always make carrot cake, but add a twist to your luncheon menu. We know fresh fig season is almost here but don’t wait and make the moist fig cake below with Greek yogurt frosting for cake devouring. Orchard Choice and Sun-Maid California dried mission figs make this cake … Read More

Fig Hamantaschen

One of the traditional foods for the Jewish festival of Purim is a triangular cookie known as hamantaschen, said to represent the three-cornered hat worn by the Purim story’s villain, Haman. These cookies are usually filled with fruit jam or a poppy seed paste. In this easy hamentaschen recipe, fig puree using Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Figs provides the … Read More

Figgy Gluten Free Chocolate Cake Recipe

Pockets of soft figs punctuate the tender crumb of this deeply chocolatey gluten free cake smothered in creamy ganache. You don’t have to be gluten free to enjoy this moist cake—you’ll never guess it’s gluten-free! Store the flours in the freezer and that makes it easy to bake this gluten free chocolate cake recipe whenever you get the urge, since … Read More

Meal Prep Ideas for Real Life

When January rolls around, we all like the clean start of trying again and one thing that can make healthy eating accessible is to plan ahead. Start Here: Recipes & Meal Prep Ideas We partnered with our friends at Bob’s Red Mill and savvy food bloggers to talk about setting SMART goals and thinking through meal prep ideas for real … Read More

Fig Oatmeal Energy Ball Recipe

This California Fig oatmeal energy ball recipe is the perfect healthy snack! Made with only a few ingredients like our juicy Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid Mission Figs, whole grain oats, and peanut butter, this energy ball recipe is tasty and easy to make. These balls are great for pre-workout, a healthy afternoon treat, or just anytime you’re craving a little … Read More

Whole Wheat Muffins with Figs

This post has been brought to you by our friends at Bob’s Red Mill. __________________________________________________ This New Year we’re partnering with our friends from Valley Fig Growers to bring you some smart & achievable meal prep tips, amazing recipes, and just maybe – a prize pack to start you off on the right foot. Keep reading to learn more! During … Read More

Instant Pot Bacon Jam Appetizer with Dried Figs

Next time you're planning a charcuterie board menu, save a spot for this fig bacon jam appetizer. It adds a sweet bite to your selection of salty meats.

Let’s talk for a moment about our favorite ways to say sayonara to the year that was and to welcome the New Year. Something bubbly is always a good idea and this year instead of focusing on a lavish sit-down dinner, we are all about delightful bites and planning out a charcuterie board menu, brimming with different cheeses too. A … Read More

Balsamic Fig Shrub

Shrubs, for those of you who aren’t familiar with them, are vinegar-based syrups.  They’re made by mashing fruit with sugar and then soaking the fruit in vinegar for a week.  The resulting vinegar shrub is a slightly acidic, sweet, and fruity liquid that can be added to a cocktail to give it a little zip. This fig shrub includes our … Read More

Watermelon Pizza with Balsamic Fig Glaze

Is there anything more essential to summer than cool, crisp slices of watermelon? They’re juicy and just what you want to eat for a healthy dessert… but if you’ve ever tried a sprinkle of salt on watermelon, you know how it amplifies the sweet fruity flavor. We’ve got a fun way to bring a whole watermelon to the table differently … Read More

Preserved Lemon Chicken with Almonds and Figs

This Sephardic-inspired dish is one of our favorite chicken recipes for Passover Seders. With preserved lemon, a hint of sweetness from Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Figs, and warm spices of cinnamon and allspice, this dish of chicken with almonds is great the rest of the year too. Serve with quinoa or mashed potatoes to soak up the fragrant sauce. … Read More

Spinach, Brie Grilled Cheese with Figs

Who doesn’t love a grilled cheese? Something about this cheese sandwich makes us want to melt. But, have you ever tried a Brie grilled cheese? This is a delightful way to dress up a familiar sandwich and the addition of spinach is a great way to get your greens in. We have a hunch that one taste of this spinach … Read More